Posts Tagged ‘OCR’

Jun 7 2011

Office of Civil Rights imposes $5.3 million in fines for HIPAA privacy rule violations | Employee Benefits

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In an unprecedented enforcement action, the Department of Health and Human Services’ (“HHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) recently imposed a $4.3 million civil monetary fine and reached a $1 million settlement as punishment for violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”).